Van Carrying Idaho Church Members Crashes in Oregon
This doesn't look good. A van headed to a church youth conference in Portland has crashed. Three people inside were ejected. Here's exactly what we know so far.
The crash happened yesterday afternoon about 1 p.m. near Hermiston, Oregon. behind the wheel of the 2000 Ford Econoline van was a 28 year-old driver.
Things went wrong as they tried to exit I-82 while approaching I-84 and rolled according to usnews.com.
The crash threw one juvenile occupant from the van and partially ejected two other passengers. All ten occupants were injured. Two people were flown to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, Washington. Their injuries are said to be serious.
The eight other occupants of the van were taken by ambulance to Good Shepard Hospital in Hermiston, Oregon. Their conditions are unknown at this time.
All of the victims are young. Those headed to the conference were between the ages of 14 and 20 and are from Lewiston.
Please keep all ten of those injured in your thoughts and prayers. We hope they all make a full recovery.